The owners of the Taj Mahal Hotel had a heads up, but:
“It’s ironic that we did have such a warning, and we did have some measures,” Tata said, without elaborating on the warning or when security measures were enacted. “People couldn’t park their cars in the portico, where you had to go through a metal detector.”
However, Tata said the attackers did not enter through the entrance that has a metal detector. Instead, they came in a back entrance, he said.